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ADCO Commences Cutting-Edge Perth Fitout for Hames Sharley

ADCO is proudly Builder of Choice for Hames Sharley’s new office space in Hay Street Mall, Central Perth. The two-storey refurbishment will make use of disused department store space, which has been vacant for 35 years, located above the existing Target store. The project will see upgrades to the ground floor lobby and entrance, alterations to the building’s basement and structure to create bike parking facilities, the installation of two lifts, internal building connection upgrades, the extension of Level 3 to create a flexible meeting space, and the creation of a roof terrace which will accommodate the firm’s beekeeping activities....

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ADCO Get Active and Raise $60,000 to Help Homeless Youth

ADCO congratulates all those who participated in the Property Industry Foundation’s 30-day Fitness Challenge for a resounding finish today! We were delighted to top the team fundraising leaderboard for such a fantastic cause alongside fierce competition. Raising a total of $58,907, 50 ADCO staff members tirelessly walked, ran and pedalled 12,495 km to build homes for homeless children through PIF, who we have gladly supported for many years. Congratulations in particular to Andrew Fullard, who topped the leaderboard after cycling 2440 km; Anthony Flynn for walking over 300km; and Blake Turner on his mighty effort running 321km. And well done...

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ADCO Selected to Build Batemans Bay Aquatic and Art Centre

ADCO is delighted to have been named head contractor for Batemans Bay’s Regional Aquatic, Arts and Leisure Centre on the South Coast of NSW, for Eurobodalla Shire Council. The new aquatic centre will replace the community’s existing pool at Mackay Park, providing an a 25-metre, eight-lane pool with ramp access, a warm-water therapy pool, an indoor leisure pool with learn-to-swim and toddler areas, water-play areas and waterslides, a gym, group fitness rooms, and amenities. The centre will also contains arts and cultural facilities including a, 350-seat theatre, dressing and green rooms, rehearsal space, art exhibition and storage space, meeting and...

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ADCO Picks Up Two MBA Awards on the Gold Coast

ADCO is pleased to have picked up two regional Master Builders Queensland Gold Coast awards! In a livestream event ADCO was announced winner in the category ‘Education Facilities over $10 million’ for our Bond University Health Sciences and Medicine extension on campus in Robina. We also took first place in the ‘Commercial Building ($5 million – $50 million)’ category for our Mazda Australia Pty Ltd Showroom in Southport. Congratulations to our hardworking project teams on the Gold Coast!

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Sod Turn Marks Beginning of Waves Baulkham Hills Construction

ADCO and The Hills Shire Council celebrated the beginning of construction at our Waves Aquatic Centre site in Sydney’s north-west suburb of Baulkham Hills. We were pleased to welcome Mayor of The Hills Shire, Dr Michelle Byrne and her fellow Councillors to the site yesterday, joining our NSW State Manager John Basilisco for a sod turn to symbolise the beginning of construction on the important community project. In May, The Hills Shire Council announced that ADCO had been chosen to redevelop the much-loved local pool into an elite sporting and community facility, in a rigorous selection process. When finished, the...

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Construction Commences on $35M Tafe Gippsland Development

ADCO is excited to have commenced construction on TAFE Gippsland’s $35.5 million redevelopment in the regional centre of Morwell, east of Melbourne. Stage 2 works will see the construction of Morwell Trade Skills Centre. When complete, the MTSC will be used to provide training in electrotechnology, new energy systems, instrumentation and plumbing trade training with specialist workshops, lab facilities and more general-purpose classrooms. We are working with architects GHDWoodhead on the design and are providing opportunities for local Gippsland contractors to be involved through a tender process The MTSC is due for completion in late 2021, and when ready to...

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Spectacular La Trobe Sports Park Project Reaches Completion

Take a look at ADCO’s stunning build for Stage 2 of La Trobe University’s $150 million Sports Park redevelopment, Bundoora. The design and construct project saw ADCO finalise La Trobe’s world-class sports teaching and training facility, offering teaching spaces, labs, offices, six multi-purpose indoor courts and a plaza with incorporated landscaping. The teaching and research building (Levels 1 & 2) includes a public lounge, reception area, café, community courts, change room facilities, research teaching lab, biomechanics lab, strength and conditioning training zone, altitude training room, meeting rooms, office space, end of trip facilities and back of house zone. Upon completion,...

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Construction Begins on Brisbane Mixed-Use Health Development

ADCO is proud to be Builder of Choice on a new mixed-use development for our client Wren Street Health Investments. The eye-catching, new medical centre will be located just 200 metres from Royal Brisbane & Women’s Hospital in the inner-Brisbane suburb of Bowen Hills. ADCO has commenced on site, and when complete in October 2021, the $25 million medical centre will incorporate four levels of medical suites, one level offering a day surgery and seven levels of parking. We are pleased to be working with project managers Akalan and architects ThomsonAdsett on this much-needed project.

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ADCO Finalises Stunning St Leonards College Development

ADCO has completed a major redevelopment of St Leonard's College for the Melbourne private school’s striking ‘Inspiring Innovations’ project Construction consisted of The Leonardian Centre — a 600-seat, multi-purpose hall designed to complement the school’s performing arts program; The Agora — an outdoor space and sound shell between the senior and middle schools, to be used for recreation, assembly and performance activities; and the new Year 12 Centre — a three-storey senior student facility with teaching spaces, canteen, 11 learning areas, lecturette and dedicated examination area. The project’s architecture beautifully blends contemporary design with the existing heritage feel of the...

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ADCO Commences Work on AGWA Rooftop Redevelopment

ADCO is very excited to begin work on an important redevelopment for Art Gallery of Western Australia (AGWA). AGWA’s existing rooftop will undergo a major transformation to offer 'Elevate' - an open-air sculpture walk featuring pieces from the State Collection, a multi-purpose venue with capacity of 500 people, a new internal gallery, sky bridge, external lift and a 34-metre artwork by Noongar artist Christopher Pease. Existing conservation labs occupying the rooftop will be relocated to the basement and see improvements to better preserve WA art. Perth-based TAG Architects and Sydney firm fjmt have been announced as project architects. The project...

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